Written on: 04/05/2008 by Bayleaf (1 review written)
The SP 470 is fairly light for a petrol mower and starting is consistent.
Not good enough.
Don't think for a moment that paying a premium for a Mountfield gets you a better quality machine than the bargain priced brands from China. Grass box seems designed to last 5 minutes. It's held together with brittle plastic clips and the customer has to finish the building process. It took me an hour just to save Mountfield a couple of pence in logistic costs.
Instructions are poor- a bit like the whole Mountfield experience really. Save up and buy a Honda.